Keeping an eye on eye health – Training for GPs – Session 1 – Greater Dandenong

Presented by the Vision Initiative in collaboration with South Eastern Melbourne PHN.

The session will provide GPs with an understanding of the common eye conditions contributing to avoidable blindness and vision loss in Australia, practical applications to reduce the risk of blindness and vision loss among at-risk populations, a better understanding of triggers and appropriate management of red eye(s) and superficial ocular trauma and referring appropriately to eye health providers including optometry, ophthalmology and low vision and rehabilitation service providers.

Time: 6.30pm-8.30pm (6.00pm arrival)

Cost: Free.

A light meal will be provided.

Venue: South Eastern Melbourne PHN, Dandenong Service Centre, 314a Thomas Street, Dandenong , 3175

RSVP COB Monday 16 May 2016.

For more information or to book at place on this event please contact Stewart Morgan on 03 85144422 or by email:


Mr Roman Serebrianik – BOptom, PGradDipAdvClinOptom, PGradCertOcTher, FACO

Roman is currently the Head of Primary and Specialist Eye Care Services at the Australian College of Optometry (ACO). He is actively involved in eye care delivery, administration and clinical optometry teaching. Roman’s particular clinical interests include ocular disease management, ocular therapeutics and diagnostic imaging. Roman is also involved with the ACO’s Outreach Program, delivering eye care to Victoria’s homeless, underprivileged and at-risk populations. Since graduating from the University of Melbourne, Roman has completed the Postgraduate Diploma of Advanced Clinical Optometry and Postgraduate Certificate of Ocular Therapeutics. Roman has delivered a number of presentations and workshops at conferences around Australia, and has appeared as an in-studio guest on 774 ABC Melbourne talkback radio, discussing optometry matters. Since 2012, Roman has an appointment as Adjunct Lecturer at the Flinders University Optometry Department in Adelaide, delivering the Ocular Anatomy lecture course to undergraduate students.

Margaret Harvey, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Vision Australia – Dandenong

Penny Stevenson, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Vision Australia – Dandenong  

For more information, visit the website of the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network